SOCAN Foundation fosters, sustains, and promotes the creation of Canadian music.


SOCAN Foundation will strive to expand an environment where Canadian music and its creation are encouraged, and to ensure the public has an enhanced understanding of the value of music.

Success Stories

“The SOCAN Foundation’s grant resulted in a significant number of performances and career-building opportunities for singer/songwriters.”

—Ava Kobrinsky, Home Routes, Winnipeg


Success Stories

“SOCAN Foundation’s contribution will assist with presenting two songwriters sessions over the course of our festival–always a popular component
of the 10-day event.”

—Shirley Montague, Trails Tales Tunes Festival, Norris Point, NL


Success Stories

“We are happy to be able to offer performing songwriters in Manitoba professional development programming with the Foundation’s support.”

—Sean McManus, Manitoba Music, Winnipeg

singers on stage

Success Stories

“All these partners and sponsors are the reason why our festival enjoys such a broad reach today.”

—Michèle Goyette, Festival Mémoire et Racines, Joliette, QC